Local artists open studios to art lovers

June 18, 2016

By Lindsay Myers — On Saturday, May 14, the Gateway Community Development Corporation (CDC) launched the 12th annual Gateway Open Studios Tour. Over 120 artists opened their studios to the public for the DC region’s largest behind-the-scenes tour of creative spaces. A large after party [read more]

Black & Red Block Party shows partnership, community

June 18, 2016

BY SCARLETT SALEM — A few hundred people showed up—despite the threat of rain and eventual downpour—for the Vigilante Coffee Black & Red Block Party held all day on Saturday, May 14. The block party featured the limited edition Black & Red Cold Brew coffee created by Vigilante [read more]

Unleashed by Petco celebrates grand opening

May 22, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES  — Saturday’s rainy weather did little to dampen the mood during the ribbon-cutting celebration inside the new Unleashed by Petco. Visitors to the new store, located at 3704 East-West Highway, were greeted by balloon decorations and employees. Unleashed by Petco is one of [read more]

H&M coming to the Mall at Prince Georges

May 9, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Big changes are underway for at the Mall at Prince Georges. The mall will soon welcome an array of new tenants, including clothing retailer H&M. Shoppers who walk through the mall and pass by Payless ShoeSource will come across a large tan wall—the location of the [read more]

New art supply store brings color to the community

May 8, 2016

BY LINDSAY MYERS — You don’t need to be an artist to appreciate the zany new art supply store at 4902 43rd Avenue, Artist & Craftsman Supply.  One visit will leave you itching to flip open your high school sketchbook. Tightly packed shelves of silly socks, windup toys, and puzzles crowd [read more]

New dental office provides amenities for kids, adults

May 6, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The new Healthy Dental Care For Kids and Adults location, founded by Dr. Madhu Nadimpalli and and Dr.Sapna Nandyala at 3114 Queens Chapel Road in Chillum, has been a noticeable addition to the local community.  The grand opening celebration on April 30 was attended by local [read more]

A culturally culinary duo

April 9, 2016

BY MARK GOODSON — What do seven years in the Marines, a job in New York’s Latin Quarter — the Mecca for hip hop in the late 80’s — a ride in Donald Trump’s personal helicopter, a role in Asia Argento’s Film Scarlet Diva, the subject of a full-page article in Germany’s most popular [read more]

It’s finally here! New 24-hour Safeway boasts many amenities

April 9, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES — On April 9, the City of Hyattsville and Prince George’s County officially welcomed the newest Safeway store, located at 3702 East West Highway, to the region with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Safeway Eastern Division President Steve Burnham [read more]

From the Editor: Ribbon of Life art installation at new Safeway

April 4, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Two days before the new Safeway at Gateway at UTC is schedule to open, the public art installation Ribbon of Life was installed. Months ago, artist Alan Binstock and the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation released images of the proposed art work. To see this public [read more]
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